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Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay visited the JICA Office

To welcome Mr. Koji Yamada to Bhutan Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay visited the JICA Office in Thimphu and offered Tashi Khadar. Mr. Yamada is the new Chief Representatives of JICA, Bhutan Office.

Lyonchhen and Mr. Yamada discussed in length about promoting agriculture here in Bhutan. “Let us look at the possibilities of making rice production self-sufficient” Lyonchhen said. Discussion on sustainable transport also took place.

Lyonchhen also thanked the government and people of Japan for supporting Bhutan in developmental activities in the field of agriculture, bridge construction, rural electrification, electric vehicle- quick charger and others.

Lyonchhen attended the Annual Dzongdags’ Conference

Speaking at the opening session of the Dzongdags’ Conference this morning Lyonchhen informed the Dzongdags that the National Statistical Bureau would be assessing the economy growth of Dzongkhags from now on.

Lyonchhen asked the Dzongdags to hold discussions with the people and find out ways and means to reduce import, promote tourism and support growth of entrepreneurs in their respective Dzongkhags. In order to provide leadership and support towards improving the quality of education in the country, Lyonchhen urged the Dzongdags to adopt one Center School and look after it for one year. The list of Center Schools adopted by each Dzongdags to be shared with the Prime Minister.

Two-day Forum concludes

The 4th National Training Providers Forum on the theme ‘Surging Ahead towards Relevance and Quality’ was held for two days on 21st & 22nd April, 2016 at NRDCL conference hall.

The opening ceremony was graced by the Hon’ble Lyonpo, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, MoLHR with the launching of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Quality Assurance Management Information System (TVET-QAMIS) which mainly focuses on providing an online services to TVET Providers, Trainers, Assessors and disseminate information related to TVET providers, courses, trainers, assessors.
Currently, there are a total of 72 training providers registered with the Ministry, of which 13 are Government, four NGOs, two corporate and 53 are private training providers.
The Forum concluded with the awarding of Training Providers Excellence Award. Out of the 35 institutes who have applied for the award, the top three institutes Technical Training Institute-Chumey, Technical Training Institute-Khuruthang & Kunjung Institute of Technology and Innovation won the awards.


Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

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